|Senator for Paris|
26 September 2004
|Born||16 June 1959|
|Political party||Socialist Party|
David Assouline (born 16 June 1959, Sefrou, Morocco) is a member of the Senate of France, representing the city of Paris. First elected to the Senate on 26 September 2004, he is a member of the Socialist Party. He is simultaneously a councillor for the 20th arrondissement of Paris.
Assouline is a board member of the France 2 television network and a member of the Digital Dividend Commission (Commission du dividende numérique), which recommended reallocation of frequencies made available by the ending of analogue broadcasting. Previously he has served as a member of the French Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and as a member of the Women's Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (Délégation aux droits des femmes et à l'égalité des chances entre les hommes et les femmes).
Works (with Mehdi Lallaoui)
Assouline is a historian who has written a 3-volume survey of France's relationship with its immigrants. However, he is best known for his work on the harsh repression of Algerians living in France during the Algerian War.
- Un siècle d’immigration, Au Nom de la Mémoire (ANM)
- 1996, Vol. 1: Un siècle d'immigrations en France (1851–1918), 144 pp., ISBN 978-2-84146-320-6
- 1996, Vol. 2: Un siècle d'immigrations en France (1919–1945), 144 pp., ISBN 978-2-910780-01-2
- 1997, Vol. 3: Un siècle d'immigrations en France (de 1945 à nos jours), 144 pp., ISBN 978-2-84146-472-2
- 2001: A propos d’octobre 1961, Au Nom de la Mémoire
- Rapport de la Commission du dividende numérique au Premier Ministre, July 2008, 82 pages (in French)
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